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Category Archives: Nikon D3s

The sensors of the D3, D3s, D700 and D3100 are made by Nikon *updated*

In addition to the Nikon D7000 sensor which is made by Sony, here is some more information from Chipworks on the different sensors in Nikon DSLR bodies: Nikon D3/D700 sensor NC81338L: made by Nikon Nikon D3s sensor NC81361A: made by Nikon Nikon D3100 sensor NC81362A: made by Nikon Nikon D90 sensor IMX038: made by Sony

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Nikon D3S and Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II lens receive EISA awards

Nikon D3S is the best professional camera and Nikkor 300mm f/2.8G ED VR II is the best professional lens according to 2010-2011 EISA awards. Reasons for selection after the break:

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New images from space captured with Nikon D3S

You can see the rest of the images here (credit: NASA). The full press release after the break:

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Nikon D3s in stock now

UPDATE: all gone – Amazon now says “In stock on May 31, 2010″. Amazon UK still has it in stock. Amazon has 4 left in stock – this will not last long:

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Nikon D3s, “the unicorn”

Today even Engadget chimed in on the lack of Nikon D3s stock in various stores and this the official word they got from a Nikon spokesman: “A company spokesperson has told us this week that there’s nothing more to blame than extraordinary demand, seeing how a single factory produces units for the entire world” The […]

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Nikon D3S firmware update 1.01

What was fixed: – Movie recording specifications have been modified as follows and an issue that, in some rare cases, caused movie playback to appear to have stopped has been resolved. – When exposure preview is enabled in live view tripod mode, information + histogram display is possible, but the histogram is no longer displayed […]

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Flashback: Possible Nikon D3s sighting in Barcelona (video)

Update: you can see some more shots of the making of the video here. Remember this report from Barcelona before the Nikon D3s announcement. Yes, this was a D3s. Take a look at the last picture – the model with the black dress. Now, watch the video: The video was produced by the German Nikon Professional Services […]

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